V-"The Contributor: A Cruise in a Queensland Slaver" - George Morrison - The Leader

V-"The Contributor: A Cruise in a Queensland Slaver" - George Morrison - The Leader

by: A Medical Student | publication date: November 18, 1882 | Publication: The Leader | pages: 36
The fifth installment in George Morrison's undercover series "A Cruise in a Queensland Slaver" about the recruitment of Pacific Islanders to work on the region's plantations (also called "blackbirding") for Melbourne paper The Leader. Morrison joined the crew of The Lavinia, a "blackbirder" from June through August, 1882.

Public domain.